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. a blizzard taking aim right now at the entire northeast. major cities like boston, right here in new york, smash dab in its path. thousands of flights have already been canceled. good morning. welcome to "early start" this morning. i'm christine romans. john berman is off today. >> thanks for joining us, everyone. i'm zoraida sambolin. it is friday, february 8th. it is 5:00 a.m. here in the east. let's get started. millions of people bracing for what could be a blizzard for the ages. take a look at the monster storm that's about to bury boston and bring misery to millions in the northeast. forecasters are using words like epic, historic to describe this massive storm. you're looking at live pictures from new york now. the big apple is also preparing for dangerous winds and up to a foot of snow, perhaps even more. a lot of schools are doing early dismissal today. right now 23 million people are under a blizzard warning. cnn meteorologist chad myers says he can't remember seeing a number that high. air travel is already a mess. nearly 3,000 flights scheduled for today and tomorrow have alre
, locally a bit more heavy. as we come down to the southeast towards new york city still forecasting between 8 inches and a foot there. this will linger into saturday morning and then the wind is going to kick up as well. this will end up not only being an epic storm, but it's going to be a very dawning russ storm. impact will be felt for weeks -- dangerous storm. impact will be felt for weeks up that way. >> at home you can track the forecast 24/7 with the fox 5 weather app. if you can't get to a tv, we're now streaming our newscasts live on your smartphone. log onto www.myfoxdc.com for more information. >>> the owner of a lorton's sub shop that was seriously burned in an explosion in his place is home tonight speaking out about the crime. lawrence reese says he can't say four certain what happened, but now he refuses to believe that anyone would want to harm him. audrey barnes talked with him tonight and joins us now. >> lawrence reese is one of the nicest people you would ever have the pleasure to meet. if you're hungry and don't have money, he'll feed you. he waves hello and good-bye of
and west of the city and new england that's where we are going to get a snow event. what are we talking? two storm system as system to the north and a big system across the gulf they are going to come together and merge and bring us that nor' easter. friday overnight into saturday is where we will see the worst conditions. see the snow line the pink tlooins why we are not really entirely sure of the snow totals in new york. for boston and portland interior sections easily 6 to 12 in some cases 2 feet of snow. it could be a blockbuster. here's the breakdown. mid atlantic rain and wind is deepening coastal low as we head into friday and saturday. blizzard conditions for eastern new england. we have blizzard watches in effect where we could see winds 60 miles an hour. there are your winter watches and storm advisories for much of new york up towards maine. this is a big event. we will bring you the latest. if you are traveling tomorrow you need to pay close attention. a lot of folks could stay home. >> i heard epic and blockbuster. >> epic and blockbuster not afraid to use those terms with
from now, this will likely be covered with snow. as for what new york city is preparing for? preparing for a lot of snow. hundreds of salt trucks up at the ready and plows ready, also trains, extra trains running during rush hour to get people home, right when the storm is supposed to hit. at its finest, soledad. >> alison kosik, thank you, allison. >>> let's head to where the latest on where the storm is headed. jennifer delgado at the cnn weather center in atlanta. give us a sense of where it begins and where it ends over the time frame? >> two different systems. one right off the coast in the mid-atlantic. really getting energized. this is the system that is moving up the northeast and this is what's combining with the system in the great lakes. right now, we're dealing with rain out there for most areas. again, still seeing a little bit of wintry precipitation moving through parts of northern weigh, washington, d.c. area. we saw allison's live shot out of new york city with a little wet snow. snow not going to pick up until later in the afternoon for new york city. 4:00, 5:00. but
. this is an online video showing new york city in flames, north korean rockets launching and a north korean man sleeping like a baby. the music in the background, we are the world, the video posted by a north korean propaganda web site hits the webs a few weeks after north korea's launch of a satellite. we will talk more about this video. we want to brings you to saudi arabia, a secret american drone base might not be so secret any more. both new york times, washington post disclosing that this base does in fact exist. saying that there are questions about the drone program that's probably going to come up during the confirmation hearings for john brennan for cia director. brennan used to run the cia station in saudi arabia. we will be live from pentagon in a minute. >>> and falling from space, wow, pretty cool, at a rate of more than 843 miles per hour, that's how fast dare devil felix baumgartner fell when he jumped from space. the official speed has been released. even faster now than those record keepers thought at first. pretty cool stuff. >>> one of our top stories today at cnn, a secret
270 flights in and out of the city have already been canceled this morning. be aware of that. the winter weather is snarling traffic across missouri now. hundreds of accidents have been reported. the storm is forcing partial closing of interstate 70 and 64. claudia cowan is live from kansas city, missouri, with more for us now. claudia? >> reporter: well, jenna, the snowstorm has pretty much moved on but it is still a snow day for the kids and tough going out on the roads. not so much on the main highways or the city streets like this one here in downtown kansas city, but more in the residential neighborhoods and on the side streets where the plows really haven't had a chance to get in there and push all of the snow out of the way. as you mention the roads were an icy mess throughout the region yesterday. a lot of slipping and sliding. not a lot of serious crashes because people were out on the road and poor visibility made it hard for drivers to go very fast. those out and about today need to be careful especially if the streets are lined with the large snowdrifts. they migh
. the first thing i ever did politically was in 1993, lead a tax revolt, pensacola city hall tried to raise taxes by 65%. and they tried -- if we don't raise taxes 65%, this was right after the clinton tax increases and the state. and i was saying this is going to be devastating for our economic development. well, the city -- every city councilman got up there and councilwoman saying we don't get 65% tax increase, the firefighters aren't going to be able to come and rescue your little doggy from the tree. when your children are going to walk down streets that aren't going to be -- and they went on and on, tumbleweeds are going to be rolling -- guess what? we killed the tax increase. you know what happened? they gave their 11 city managers a 35% pay raise the next week. how many times -- why do i bring that up? it ain't just pensacola. every time americans hear politicians on any level saying, you know, we've got to spend more money, or else the world comes to an end. they just don't believe it anymore. >> i have a list of the national horrors that are going to occur when sequestration takes
one or pick somebody up because things are busy. just one runway running. across the city there's good news. the mbta, the t as it's called, had been shut down. it's expected to opennen a limited basis this afternoon. the focus is tomorrow's rush hour. they want to be ready for monday morning. that's the goal and they think they're going to be able to achieve that. they advise things could be running slowly. plan to be there early and a slow ride to work. let's touch on the power outages. the majority of them are south of boston. the south shore, cape cod, 80,000 still without power on cape cod. a little bit of good news to come. tomorrow it's expected to warm to 40 degrees. today's a beautiful day. that gives crews a chance to get out and help get power back on and get their heat back in their homes. i'm sure they look forward to that. >> molly, thank you. >>> now that the snow totals are in, the not so lucky winner of the storm is milford, connecticut, with a whopping 38 inches. that's enough to lose many breeds of small dogs. anna is live in milford. you drew the short straw. how is
's against illegal guns. founded by new york city mayor michael bloomberg. yesterday they went to washington to make their case for stricter gun control. basically the group wants to ban assault weapons and high capacity ammunition magazines. they also want background checks for every gun sold in america. and they would federalize a few gun crimes but not many. in order to get attention for their cause, the mayor's group needs some high powered, pardon the pun, folks backing them up. enter a few celebrities, including chris rock. >> i am just here to support the president of the united states. the president of the united states is, you know, our boss. but he is also, you know, the president and the first lady are kind of like the mom and the dad of the country. >> bill: wow. so mr. rock is supporting tighter gun control because that's what president obama and mrs. obama want. and mr. rock, above all, wants to be respectful to the presidency. quite a change. >> bush is unbelievable, man. this guy's un[bleep] believable. he ain't the worst president of the united states. he is the worse presid
the city because we can't move with all the snow that's surrounded the tri state area. >> 40 inches, in all of my years of broadcasting, i don't think i've reported one pound in the lower 48, but 40 inches. >> alisyn: is that right? >> i think anna has those computations. >> tucker: and this is a time-lapsed video with the camera attached to the ruler. as the snow passes, the snow gets higher, higher, ultimately burying that clock. >> alisyn: and old school. look at that technology and roads are left undrivable and many people are without power as we mentioned. anna kooiman is live with an update. >> reporter: good morning, you guys and good morning to everybody at home. folks in the northeast are still dealing with a tremendous amount of snow and some folks trapped in their homes and getting neighbors and emergency crews to drig thdrig-- dig them out. we're in milford, connecticut as you can see at the sidewalk that's been plowed out it tells the story. 13 years, the snow is going be to be covering here for quite a while and folks are going to be dealing with t driving around, nearly noth
than 2 feet of snow expected to bury some cities. the big questions now, when will it come and how long will it last? >>> the president under pressure agrees to tururn over classifie memos to some members of congress detailing how and when american born al qaeda leaders may be killed by the government. will the controversy threaten the president's nominee for cia director when he faces lawmakers today. >>> and skin is out. the fashion warning sent to some of the biggest names in music ahead of sunday's grammy award. but will the stars cover up today, thursday, february 7th, 2013. >>> and good morning, everyone. welcome to "today" on thursday morning. i'm savannah guthrie. >> i'm matt lauer. we're starting to get a much clearer picture this morning of exactly where that powerful nor'easter is headed and just how much snow we're going to be seeing. >> a lot of people bracing themselves. it's expected to start tomorrow morning and could make travel an absolute nightmare. some airlines are already waiving penalties for customers who have flights booked to the northeast in the coming days an
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in new york city, tidings of things to come. 31 degrees out on our plaza this morning. snow is on the way. how much snow and when? al will have his forecast in a minute. >> i will. >> savannah guthrie and matt lauer and the aforementioned weather man al roker. >> a big weekend for snl, in the building just across the street from us this weekend. that guy there, justin bieber, will be hosting snl and will be the musical guest. that brings the family to town. this morning pattie mallette, justin's mom is in our studio. lots to talk to her about. we'll do that in a couple minutes. >> we are also going to meet a much younger star, 2-year-old titus, who became an internet sensation sinking all these baskets. he is live in our studio. matt says he can dunk on him. look at this kid. he's amazing. we'll see how good coming up live in just a minute. >> before we get to that, natalie is over at the news desk with today's headlines. >> i'm so impressed by titus. thanks savannah, matt, al. more than 10 million americans are bracing for this massive storm that's threatening to pummel the northeast and
jackson jr. resigned back in november. the district is in chicago, and in a chunk of the city's southern suburbs. it's a heavily democratic district. whoever wins the primary tomorrow is consider likely to win the seat overall and to take a seat in congress in april. because of the juicy democratic prospects, at the outset, 17 different democrats lined up to compete in this primary, which is crazy. the candidate with the most name recognition was former congresswoman debbie haverson, a reporter of gun rights who touts her a rating with the national rifle association. or who did tout that rating with the national rifle association before this year. because this is both the first election for federal office since we picked a president, and also the first federal election since newtown, since the elementary massacre at sandy hook elementary in december. even though she has touted her a rating from the nra in the past, now debbie haverson is now touting her support for universal background checks for gun purchases. this time around she insists she has not lobbied the nra for an endorsement.
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